Marie Savard, M.D., classifies body types as apples and pears. (Being guys, we call them “heavy bags” and “speed bags.”). Divide your waist size (at your belly button) by your hip size. Greater than 0.85, you’re an apple; less, you’re a pear.
Some men carry more weight in their butt and thighs! Researchers call this type a "gynoid" the SOLUTION If this Is your body type. avoid saturated fats. The fat cells in your rump and thighs will quickly store saturated fats soon after you digest them,” says Dr. Savard. Instead, use monounsaturated fats like olive oil and canola oil. body or pear. The pear man’s belly can shrink faster because he has less visceral fat and skin fat around his torso. But that means his junk in the trunk looks even bigger by comparison. The
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A Low-carb diet still provides plenty of energy for exercise, Australian researchers say. In a study of 60 overweight or obese people. they found that the ability to exercise - as welt as perceptions of fatigue and exertion - were consistent regardless of diet type.
Subjects were assigned either low-carb/high-fat, or high carb/low-fat plans. The low carb group Lost more weight than the low-fat gang, and burned more fat during exercise. Study author Grant Brinkworth. Ph.D., says the results show that aerobic exercise is not highly dependent on the availability of carbs. So cut your carb intake and don’t skip workouts.
13.6 Number of pounds gained in an average of 3.5 years by people who consumed 15 percent of their daily calories between 11 P.M. and 5 A.M.
Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
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